Friday, September 05, 2008

Irregular Report 17

Here and There
The Save-A-Limb Fund announces its third annual ride, carnival, and picnic for later this month in which Floyd Landis and Bob Roll will participate. The ride will take place on Sunday September 28th at Oregon Ridge Park near Baltimore Maryland. The Save-A-Limb Fund at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics at Sinai Hospital is a non-profit organization whose goal is the advancement of patient care and support in the fight to preserve joints and prevent limbs from amputation. Those with real fund raising skills can attend a special dinner on the 27th:

Register today and raise $500 to be invited to a special recognition dinner featuring Floyd Landis & Bob Roll on Saturday, September 27th at 6:30pm!!! Every $500 you raise equals one ticket to this special reception at The Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore. Come and dine with Tour de France cyclists and enjoy an evening with the doctors who make miracles happen everyday at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics.

Urban Velo is all over the announcement of the Save-A-Limb bike ride with Floyd Landis and big Bob Roll.

There's a bunch of good comments to Part I of Rant's interview with Straubel. We're looking forward to Part II.

Reuters notes that Marion Jones is out of jail, her six-month sentence served.

O'Grady's formerly foaming rant at Velonews offers this advice to cyclists:
Stick to what you know, which mostly involves spinning your expensively shod feet in furious circles for hours on end and complaining about things, like the entry fee, the size and depth of the prize list, and how you’d be racing in Europe instead of this crappy industrial park if everybody but you weren’t on dope.

Because, as we know, Everyone Faster Than Me Is Doping (EFTMID) is a widely held belief

GeneBall revisits the Landis story. Of all the things in the case, feels the need to complain about the grammar in Arnie Baker's slide show.

Daily Sports Chat
leaps from Marion Jones to Landis, and thinks maybe table tennis is clean. We think that is as likely as in any highly aerobic sport.